In case you didn’t know ‘prepoo’ (short for pre shampoo), is very beneficial for the hair. It doesn’t matter if your hair is natural (unpermed/unrelaxed), relaxed/chemically processed or colored/bleached. It’ll do your hair a lot of good!! Wondering what exactly this is? It is the process of applying conditioning treatments such as conditioners, humectants and/or oils on hair prior to washing (either shampoo or cowash). It … Continue reading DIY Recipes for PrePoo
If you are natural or are new to the natural hair community, I’m sure by now you must have heard the word “co-wash”… A lot of people are aware of the term while some are still confused or curious as to what it actually means.
What does it mean? Continue reading “What To Know About Co-washing”
I hope you had a good week. Is anyone excited about Easter approaching? Anyhoos, just reminding you the little ways to keep your hair moisturized this period; the LOC method is one of the effective ways to achieve that.
You know how you see a new natural hair product being advertised on Instagram or Facebook with a lot of people commenting on how great it worked for their hair and then you start getting this funny feeling and urge for you to get it, most times you hear yourself say “I’m gonna try this”when clearly you have 5or more products with the same ingredients … Continue reading Overcoming ‘Product Junkie-ism’
If you live in this part of the world (West Africa, particularly Nigeria) you should be feeling the dryness and harshness of the sun, especially if you’re in Abuja… Harmattan season is here for real. Do you feel your hair dry, frizzy yet?Clear indication that your hair would be needing more care than you normally show it.
Here’s a little note for you on caring for your mane this season.. Continue reading “Natural Hair Care In Harmattan”
There is absolutely no right or wrong way to go natural, well of course as long as your hair is relaxer free. Some people prefer the Big Chop method(the process where they cut all or most of their hair to start afresh); Others prefer the Transitioning method (process where the stop the use of relaxers and let the new hair grow out alongside the relaxed part, trimming the ends as they grow till all the relaxed part is finally cut off).
In the Transitioning method two different textures are being dealt with and I believe is a little more difficult to maintain at first than the Big Chop method. Here are few things you’ll need to know before choosing the Transitioning method. Continue reading “A Transitioners’ Guide To Becoming Natural”
If you’re new to the natural hair world, this Post would be good for you so you know some of the ish we face (i.e. if you haven’t already started facing them *laughs* the ones who have been longer would be able to relate to some of them)…Not to worry, absolutely nothing to be afraid of, calm seas never makes a skillful sailor yeah?